This course deals with the elements of differential and integral calculus of functions of one variable. The aim of the course is to familiarise students with the basic concepts of the theory and to provide them with some useful background for applications in phyics/astronomy and other areas of mathematics.
After finishing this course you have an operational knowledge of the following concepts and you are able to make (simple) problems concerning the following subjects: • complex numbers
limits • continuity and differentiability • lineair approximations of functions
Taylor polynomials • order symbols (small o- and big-O-notation) • integration techniques and applications
convergence of sequences and series
Mode of instruction
written exam with open questions
The exam consists of two partial exams. The grade of the first partial counts for 30% and the grade of the second partial counts for 70% of the final grade.
By handing in homework (optional!) a bonus of 0.5 maximum can be earned that will be added to the total grade of the exam. This bonus is only given if the total grade of the exam is at least 5.5.
In the same academic year a retake exam will be organised. This will be in the form of a single exam about the entire course matter. The homework bonus grade and the partial grades are not valid for the retake.
Instructions and course material can be found on Brightspace. Registration for Brightspace occurs automatically when students enroll in uSis via uSis by registration for a class activity using a class number
Robert A. Adams and Christopher Essex: Calculus – A Complete Course (9th edition), Pearson Education, 2016.
Dr. Robert-Jan Kooman firstname.lastname@example.org Contactgegevens docent: Dr. R.J. Kooman
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